The Metaverse

The Metaverse

What is the Metaverse? No longer the preserve of starry-eyed futurists and sci-fi writers, the metaverse is being discussed soberly in many of the world’s most prominent broadsheets, grappling with the question of what is the metaverse. Everyone from columnists and...
Akash on TWiS

Akash on TWiS

Akash Nigam Talks the Next Wave of NFTs and Avatar Tech Akash Nigam, CEO of Genies, made an appearance on Jason Calacanis’ popular entrepreneur program This Week in Startups, talking about the next wave of NFTs, avatar tech, and where those two intersect. Akash was...
Wearable NFTs

Wearable NFTs

The Rise of Wearable NFT Art If you have been sceptical about wearable NFT art in the past, wondering ‘how valuable can polygons really be?’ Gucci has an answer to your question. In May 2021, the luxury brand created a stir by selling a virtual bag in the video game...
Genies Launches a PAC-MAN NFT

Genies Launches a PAC-MAN NFT

Genies Launches a PAC-MAN NFT In May 2021, to commemorate the anniversary of one of gaming’s most recognizable characters, Genies launches a PAC-MAN NFT. This Genies x PAC-MAN collaboration is possible thanks to the partnership between Genies Asia and Bandai-Namco...
Japanese NFT Marketplaces

Japanese NFT Marketplaces

The Japanese NFT Marketplaces to Watch Do you know which are the Japanese NFT marketplaces to watch? Around the world entrepreneurs, artists, and technophiles alike are paying attention to non-fungible tokens (NFTS): the latest application of blockchain tech. Genies...
Shawn Mendes NFT

Shawn Mendes NFT

Shawn Mendes’ Wearables Join the NFT Marketplace OpenSea Thanks to a collaboration with Genies, musician Shawn Mendes’ wearables join the NFT marketplace OpenSea. This latest iteration of Genies’ digital wearables continue the trend of Genies developing high-demand...
Genies NFTs

Genies NFTs

Genies NFTs Going From Strength to Strength Genies has been hard at work revolutionizing influencer social media, and trailblazing in the field of digital marketplaces, and now Genies NFTs are going from strength to strength. Non-fungible tokens (NFTs), are unique...
Who is mixi: Japan’s Social Network 

Who is mixi: Japan’s Social Network 

Who is mixi: Japan’s Social Network It’s rare that people should ask ‘who is mixi?’ Japan’s social networking site has been around since 2004. Since the service started it has attracted many registrants and has become a pioneer of SNS in Japan mixi, Inc., which...
What is a VTuber?

What is a VTuber?

Virtual Girls, Real Money: What is a VTuber? The latest global craze on YouTube isn’t slime or a charity challenge, but animated girls playing video games for big bucks: what is a VTuber, exactly? The idea of virtual YouTubers was pioneered in 2011 by vlogger Ami...
Avatar Technology

Avatar Technology

How Avatar Technology Can Spear the Next Digital Gold Rush Genies is very excited about its new software development kit, which should illustrate to the entire world how avatar technology can spear the next digital gold rush. One of our main goals is to create new...